Obituaries

ADAMS, Emma Jean Joseph, 85, of Salyersville, KY, went to be with her Heavenly Father, Tues., Aug. 23, 2016.  Born July 17, 1931 in Salyersville, KY, she was the daughter of the late Granville and Ethel Mullins Joseph.  Ms. Adams was the owner and designer of Kitchen Showcase.  She was a member of Eastern Star and the First Baptist Church in Salyersville, KY.

Born: Friday, 7/17/1931
Deceased: Tuesday, 8/23/2016

George Jacob Carpenter, age 75, a resident of LeMaster Drive in Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, August 22, 2016 at his home.
 Mr. Carpenter was born January 15, 1941 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Lawrence Grey and Irene Wireman Carpenter.  Also, preceding him in death, his wife, Sandy May Carpenter; and brothers, Larry Grey Carpenter, Morgan Green “Mose” Carpenter, Ishmael Gary “Babe” Carpenter.

Born: Wednesday, 1/15/1941
Deceased: Monday, 8/22/2016

Dan Meade age 96 of Mine Fork Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at the Pikeville Medical Center in Pikeville, Kentucky. He was born August 21, 1920 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Martin "Mart" and Genoah "Genny" Blanton Meade. Survivors include his wife Mandy Cantrell Meade, four sons, Luddie Meade of Salyersville, Kentucky, James Meade of Flat Gap, Kentucky, Marvin Meade of Salyersville, Kentucky and Willie Meade of Salyersville, Kentucky, two daughters, Mandy Pearl Butcher of Salyersville, Kentucky and Shirley Meade of Salyersville, Kentucky.

Born: Saturday, 8/21/1920
Deceased: Sunday, 8/21/2016

Eugene Farris, age 78, a resident of Middle Fork in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at his daughter’s home at Dwale, Kentucky with his family near.
Mr. Farris was born October 17, 1937 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Dennie and Carrie Montgomery Farris.  Also, preceding him in death is son, Lester Farris; daughters, Caroline Farris, Amaye Farris; brother, Jimmy Farris; grandchildren, Anthony Perkins, Rose Farris; and great grandchild, Brittany Wondaal.

Born: Sunday, 10/17/1937
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/17/2016

Jewel Dean Shepherd age 66 of Louisville, Kentucky formerly of Gunlock, Kentucky passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at the St. Mary's Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. She was born March 27, 1950 in Magoffin County, Kentucky to the late Van Shepherd and Magdalene Hale Shepherd, who survives. 
She is also survived by one sister, Ruby Jean Shepherd Osborne of Gunlock, Kentucky.
In addition to her father, Jewel is preceded in death by one brother, Van Edward Shepherd.

Born: Monday, 3/27/1950
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/17/2016

Eugene Farris, age 78, a resident of Middle Ford in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at his daughter’s home at Dwale, Kentucky with his family near.
Mr. Farris was born October 17, 1937 in Salyersville, Kentucky the son of the late Dennie and Carrie Montgomery Farris.  Also, preceding him in death is son, Lester Farris; daughters, Caroline Farris, Amaye Farris; brother, Jimmy Farris; grandchildren, Anthony Perkins, Rose Farris; and great grandchild, Brittany Wondaal.

Born: Sunday, 10/17/1937
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/17/2016

Buretta McCarty Keeton, age 74, a resident of Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2016 in Salyersville, Kentucky.
Mrs. Keeton was born December 6, 1941 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Beecher and Gustava Carty McCarty.  Also, preceding her in death is son, Larry Howington; sisters, Shirley McCarty, Darline LeMaster; brothers, Orville McCarty, Daniel Boone McCarty, Donald McCarty, JK McCarty, and Earl McCarty.

Born: Saturday, 12/06/1941
Deceased: Wednesday, 8/17/2016

Sylvia Ward Lyon age 76 of Coon Creek Road, Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Monday, August 15, 2016 at the Highlands Regional Medical Center in Prestonsburg, Kentucky. She was born March 20, 1940 in Maggard, Kentucky to the late Turner and Mae Kelso Ward. She was the wife of Samuel Lyon, who survives. 

Born: Wednesday, 3/20/1940
Deceased: Monday, 8/15/2016

Billy Lovely age 52 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016 at his brother's home in Salyersville, Kentucky. He was born November 3, 1963 in Paintsville, Kentucky to the late Rayon and Minerva Howard Lovely. 
Survivors include four brothers, Ronald (Darcus) Lovely, Donald (Paulette) Lovely, Kinner (Carol) Lovely and Stanley (Sandy) Lovely all of Salyersville, Kentucky, one sister, Vonda (Wendell) Miller of Salyersville, Kentucky, and a host of nieces and nephews.

Born: Sunday, 11/03/1963
Deceased: Sunday, 8/14/2016

Pansy Jean Craft Howard, age 61, a resident Rockhouse Road in Salyersville, Kentucky; passed away Sunday, August 14, 2016 at her home.
Ms. Howard was born July 26, 1955 in Salyersville, Kentucky the daughter of the late Grover and Maxine Gipson Craft. Also, preceding her in death is son, Wayne Howard; and sisters, Garnett Arnett, Peggy Craft, and Maggie Cole.
Ms. Howard was a homemaker and loved spending time with her family and friends. She was a member of the Carver United Baptist Church in Carver, Kentucky.

Born: Tuesday, 7/26/1955
Deceased: Sunday, 8/14/2016

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